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tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a look at the issue of health care in american urban environments as told in of this year's most acclaimed documentaries, "the waiting room." peter nicks decided to chronicle the daily workings of an oakland emergency room, creating a stark picture of what 24 hours is like in an inner-city pr -- e.r. we are glad you have joined us. a conversation with peter nicks coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: the issue of health care has been a constant conversation in this country over the past few years, amplified during this campaign season. behind the politics of health care is the reality
ann smiley did not ask for their fates. a young woman i worked with, who has five children and has been a member of valencia 13, and finally once to leave the gang, she did not ask for her fate. we need to listen to the needs -- providing them with jobs, with law enforcement and the community, we need to merge. you need to collaborate. you cannot speak to one another, you need to talk together. this is the challenge. i want to urge everyone in the audience, i take strength from those words, from that question as bobby threw down the gauntlet 30 years ago. you said you would always be there for me. meaning, the there in force, together with the understanding. thank you very much. >> let me begin this the scutcheon. you work every day with gang members. you were once a gang member yourself. why do you think you are effective working with young people and what does this mean to you and how we know that this is working. first of all, i want to thank god for his grace. i work with united players. i do reentry and the youth involved in juvenile delinquency. the majority of the kids i wor
there oprah fantasy, as well. >> i want oprah to announce my name, melissa gregory, smiley face. >> others passed on valuable advice. >> if oprah winfrey married deepak chopra, her name would be oprah chopra. has a funny ring to it. smiley face. >> wow. >> thank you. >> we want to thank our twitter piece players. >> it wasn't my broadway dream. but okay. >> here's the dream, oprah. >> that wasn't the broadway dream. okay. >> broadway nightmare. we also mentioned, joy, quickly, the new show. "say anything." you will. >> i always have to have two shows. >> tell us about it. >> it's on current tv. it's 103 on time warner, look it up. it's like the g-spot. it's really hard to find. >> but once you do -- >> once you do, it's fabulous. >> we mentioned she would be saying anything. >>> coming right up, the amazing power and praise choir here to sing a song for our robin. >> we're going to talk to [ cheers and applause ] >>> we all know how much robin loves music. and she loves gospel choirs. we have an amazing one here this morning. this is the power and praise mass choir. they are getting ready
whose gang name was smiley. he is written about in my book. smiley was a young man of 19, when i first sat down with him at home when industries. one thing he said to me was -- why was no one there for me. why does no one speak to me and why did nobody tried to stop this. he was arrested when he was 16 years old. he was told to lie about his age and say he was 18, so they could be together in jail. and from there his story unfolded. different things were done with him. ultimately, spile -- smiley was helped, but his words haunted me. why did no one speak to me, and why did no one tried to stop me. i began to listen to the stories of the gang members, and my research team at ucla discovered some startling truths. gang members to leave the gangs. they leave the gang for a variety of reasons. they all have a turning point, when they decide to leave. and it changes them. this would be something that any of you would logically imagine. for female gang members, and we did not see many of them on that video, but they are out there. they are not mothers, they are active gang members. female ga
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